Frequently Asked Questions


Right arrow What type of opportunities are the talent in your network looking for?

  • Freelance or Contract
  • Maternityships®
  • Permanent opportunities
  • Reentry Programs

Right arrow How do I post a job?

Posting a job is as easy as 1-2-3. Simply create a company profile and you can begin posting jobs and reviewing applications immediately.

Right arrow What kind of talent is on The Mom Project platform?

The candidates you will find on our platform have track records of professional achievement and are seeking opportunities with family-friendly employers that respect and support work + life integration. On average, candidates in our network have a undergraduate or advanced degree and 6-12 years of experience working for well-respected brands.

Functional areas where we have the strongest concentration are:

  • Technology
  • Finance and Accounting
  • Marketing
  • Human Resources
  • Legal
  • Operations
  • Sales

Right arrow What is a Maternityship®?

Our Maternityship® program provides companies with coverage through resourcing gaps created by parental leaves of absence while also providing mothers a bridge back into the workforce.

Right arrow What fees does The Mom Project charge?

There is no financial obligation to try out our platform and companies only pay The Mom Project a fee if they decide to hire a candidate from our network.

Right arrow Where do you find your network of talent?

Many members of our platform find us through word of mouth from friends and family and social media. Additionally, we’ve established strong relationships with top universities, professional organizations and parenting communities to create broader awareness.

Right arrow How do I pay The Mom Project?

Payment is securely transferred to The Mom Project via check or credit card and the business receives a confirmation and receipt for the transaction.

Right arrow What size companies is The Mom Project appropriate for?

Companies of all sizes. We enjoy working with small businesses, Fortune 500 enterprises and everyone in between.

Right arrow Do all candidates on The Mom Project platform seek remote work?

Nope! When a company provides us with their hiring needs, they can specify if the work is primarily in office, remote or a combination of the two.

Right arrow Does The Mom Project get involved in managing the work and performance of talent?

No. The Mom Project’s goal is to match you with vetted, highly skilled candidates that are highly capable of delivering great work. The Mom Project’s network of talent is completely managed by their respective employers or hiring managers. We are here to assist and answer any questions or issues since it is our goal to ensure you have a great, long-term relationship with The Mom Project.

Right arrow Am I able to have the talent sign a Non-Disclosure Agreement before getting started on my project or assignment?

Absolutely. Many of our clients choose to do so.


Right arrow Are there formal requirements to become a member of The Mom Project?

There are no formal requirements to join our platform. On average we see candidates in our network have a minimum of a college degree and 6-12 years of professional work experience.

Right arrow How much does it cost to use The Mom Project?

The Mom Project is free for all talent.

Right arrow Does it cost me anything to apply for a job?

No, you do not pay anything to apply for an opportunity on our platform.

Right arrow Where are employers based?

Our customers are based all over the United States. In 2018 we’re very focused on building out our presence in Chicago, Atlanta and San Francisco.

Right arrow How long will it take for me to get matched with a work opportunity?

Our team is always signing up new companies and working to match you with an exciting opportunity.

Right arrow Do I have to be a woman to get accepted into The Mom Project?

Nope. The Mom Project is an equal opportunity platform that welcomes any person who identifies with our mission and goals.

Right arrow Will I find out if I didn’t get awarded for a project I expressed interest in?


Right arrow What does it mean to bid?

Our platform is an online marketplace allowing you to bid on opportunities which means you can negotiate the pay indicated in the job listing.

Right arrow I don't see any opportunities where I live. How can I find something near me?

If you don't see any current opportunities near you, we encourage you to check back frequently as we are adding new opportunities daily in a variety of locations. We also do offer a variety of remote options that could be a good fit!